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Hindi Vidya Prachar Samitis

RAMNIRANJAN JHUNJHUNWALA COLLEGEGhatkopar (West), Mumbai-400 086, Maharashtra, INDIA.

VISION To empower students through focused teaching and research. To Foster a world of joy through sharing and learning. To create and enhance teamwork and leadership qualities. To excel in interaction through the art of communication. To provide extension services to serve self and society.

MISSION Knowledge is all Ambrosia. Academic excellence with character development. Enthusiasm is the propelling force behind our success.

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Hindi Vidya Prachar Samitis

RAMNIRANJAN JHUNJHUNWALA COLLEGEGhatkopar (West), Mumbai-400 086, Maharashtra, INDIA.

FounderShri Nandkishor Singh Jairamji

(1897-1977)

Hindi Vidya Prachar Samitis

IQAC Report 2010-11 Part A

RAMNIRANJAN JHUNJHUNWALA COLLEGEwww.rjcollege.edu.in Email: rjcollege@rjcollege.edu.in

Its been almost three years since the NAAC peer team visited and IQAC has been meeting every first Thursday of the month to review what has been done and how do we progress in our quest for excellence. Last year saw our college being awarded the performance

excellence award in education by the IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Assurance. Our placement cell has been organizing career fair, seminars on resume writing, personality development and various career oriented talks. Prestigious companies like L&T, Navteq, HDFC, IDBI, Deustchebank, First source, PATNI visited our premises for campus recruitments. The certificate course on clinical studies and data management commenced with the inaugural talk by Dr Saptenkar Director Karmic life science and Dr Deven Parmar Vice President Clinical research, Wockhardt. The students who successfully completed the course were awarded the certificates by Dr Kiran Martak Director Veeda Life sciences. The college intends starting a post graduate Diploma course in Clinical studies, Data Management and Medical writing from the academic year 2011-2012. This course will also have faculty from industries. The students have been trained in life skills by trainers so that they are employable. Our College has pledged to contribute to the well being of our environment by adopting ecofriendly ways. Some these are energy water

conservation,

conservation, management of solid waste, recycling of paper and say no to plastics.

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IQAC Report 2010-11 Part B

RAMNIRANJAN JHUNJHUNWALA COLLEGEwww.rjcollege.edu.in Email: rjcollege@rjcollege.edu.in

Our institution was conceived to fulfil several broad goals and objectives, besides academic pursuits. Lot of efforts is directed at overall personality development of the students. Every department conducts various activities, curricular and extra curricular, to give wings to the fledging aspirations of the institution. Botany Department of Botany organized XI BOTANICA 2010 in-house exhibition showcasing the Projects in Plant Sciences exhibited on Dec.7,2010. The exhibition was inaugurated by Ms. Neelam Shirke, noted stage and TV actress. Dr. S.M.Karmarkar, Hon.Director C.B.Patel Research Centre and Mr. Asesh Sarkar, G.M. AkzoNobel LTD graced the occasion. The Event was visited by many school children from vicinity. Dr D V Amonkar memorial competition an intercollegiate elocution competition was held on 24th August, 2010. This forum is used to encourage students to enhance their reading habits and communication skills by presenting papers on assigned topics. More than 60 students participated in the competition and five of them awarded prizes. Study Tours An excursion to BPT gardens was organized on 10th April, 2010 to study the flora in summer. The department arranged a visit for M. Sc. students (20 students) to the Naval colony, Ghatkopar to study the trees and label them in view of educating the public about conservation and economic uses of trees on Dec. 17, 2010. . The department of Botany organised a trip to KAS plateau also called the valley of flowers because of it immense floral diversity in September, 2010. 50 students were accompanied by 6 staff members of the Botany Department. Prof Usha Mukundan and Prof Anil Avhad organised a field trip for the third year BSc and M. Sc students to Goa to study the flora in Goa and castle rock. In the month of October 2010

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IQAC Report 2010-11

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A tree census and labeling of the trees was carried out in January 2011 by. Prof. Anil Avhad along with Prof Rajkumar Divakar The faculty members of Botany department (10 staff members) accompanied first year (250 students) and P G students of Botany (20)the students to Horticulture Training Centre (HTC), Talegaon near Pune on Dec.23, 2010. Department of Biotechnology organized Genopsis an intercollegiate FEST on 3rd and 4th December, 2010. About 42 colleges and about 200 students participated in the event. The events held under the banner were: 1. Presentation Express (Day1) Individual entry A presentation on the given topic related to biosciences and recent issues. Duration of presentation: 8 minutes. Topics: Genetically Modified Crops Medical tourism Euthanasia (Mercy Killing) 2. Picture Puzzle: Golmaal (Day 2) Individual Entry. A puzzle was provided in the form of pictures, which has to be cut and pasted in the correct sequence.

3. Bio Quiz: Bheja fry (Day 2) Two persons per team Only for Undergrads 4. Biosay Page 3 of 80

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IQAC Report 2010-11Individual entry.

RAMNIRANJAN JHUNJHUNWALA COLLEGEwww.rjcollege.edu.in Email: rjcollege@rjcollege.edu.in

Participants had to put their thinking about the given topic in an essay. Max 1000 words and handwritten. Topics: Nano bio-technology (UG) Blue biotechnology (UG) Biorobotics (PG) Metabolomics (PG)

5. Bio Housie (Day 1) Individual entry. Housie based on biological questions. 6. Action/reaction (Day1) Maximum Two persons per team A biological dumb-charade which will include participants enacting and conveying the answer to his partner. 7. Tricky trip (Day1 2.30-5.30) Three persons per team It was a treasure hunt competition. 8. BioAd: Ad- ke liye kuch bhi karega (Day 2) Three Participants per entry Participants had to prepare an Ad pertaining to any given product related to biology (time limit: 2 min) Topics: Neutraceutics Page 4 of 80

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IQAC Report 2010-11

RAMNIRANJAN JHUNJHUNWALA COLLEGEwww.rjcollege.edu.in Email: rjcollege@rjcollege.edu.in

Cosmetic surgery HPV vaccines 9. Confabulation: Career Aspects in Clinical Research for life science students: Dr. Kiran Martkhar Dr. Deven Parmar Prof. Amarjeet P Miss. Soumya (Board of Director, Veera) (Vicepresident, CR, Wockhardt) (Management Workshop) (CRA, Wockhardt)

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE organized their annual computer Dhamaka a gaming event in which about 400 students participated

ZOO-FEST The Zoo-fest was inaugurated by Dr. Pandya Associate professor from Bhavans college, Andheri and nature activist, on 8th December, 2010. Dr. Pandya encouraged and appreciated the students and informed them about the current avenues in Science. . The Zoo-fest had six events organised for F.Y.B.Sc students. The co-ordinators of the various events were Dr. S.T. Ingle and Prof. Bindu Achary. Zoo Art, Zoo Craft, Zoo Clay model, Zoo-drama, Zoo quiz, Zoo-tech, Zoo-chart, Zoo-symbo, Zoo-chick and site Zoo model were the events conducted.

SUMMER COURSE ORGANISED BY DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS The Department of Physics conducted a summer course in Physics for the S.Y.B.Sc. students in March 2011 as an orientation programme (theory and practicals) to help students utilise their long vacation. Three guest speakers Dr. Aditya Dharmadhikari (TIFR), Dr. (Ms.) Radha Srinivasan (University of Mumbai) and Dr. (Ms.) Janaky Narayanan (IIT) addressed the students in addition to some in-house teachers during the course.

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IQAC Report 2010-11SPACE POINT CLUB

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The Space Point Club (Astronomy Club) was inaugurated on 27-07-2010 by Mr. Anand Ghaisas of HBCSE (Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education). He gave a talk on The Big and the Small of the Universe. On 14-1-2011 two students of S.Y.B.Sc, spoke on Universe through lens using power point presentation. Also night sky observations were arranged from time to time.

ARTH GYAN 'ARTH-GYAAN' an Inter - Collegiate Students' Event was held on 11th December, 2010. The Chief Guest at the Inaugural function was Dr. Shubhada M. Rao, Chief Economist, Yes Bank. Her lucid talk on 'India's Reseilance amidst Turbulent Global Economic Environment was appreciated by all. 60 students from various Colleges participated in four competitions. 'Development of Infrastrucuture in Maharashtra was the topic for the poster competition 'Visual Impact'. In I-Lead the students spoke on the change agents of Maharashtra Shri Baba Amte, Shri Anna Haza, re Smt. Anutai Wagh and Shri Jayant Narlikar. group The presentation competition of 'Business Buzz' had 12 groups of students presenting on business leaders like Mr. Rahul Bajaj, Mr Shantanu Kirloskar and Ms Veena Patil. The fourth competition of 'Eco - Talk' had the students speaking on current topics related to progress of Maharashtra

CHEM BOND CHEM-BOND inauguration function was held on 31st July 2010. Dr. Susheel Durani, Prof. IIT (B) the chief guest, delivered a keynote address on Symmetry, Streochemistry, Physics and Biology; A search for connections. Twenty five students sec